“Blockchain & Infrastructure 2022” will convene foremost experts and leading advocates from public and private sectors to address the future of central bank digital currencies, standards, and platform utility in capital markets, elections, gaming, enterprise, and supply chain
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via CryptoCurrencyWire – The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) today announced that Carole House, a former member of the White House National Security Council, and one of the architects of the President’s Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets will deliver a keynote address at Blockchain and Infrastructure: Building Blockchain for Government, taking place September 29-30, 2022, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
The two-day conference will offer interactive, educational sessions and case studies addressing:
The Maturation of Blockchain Solutions
Funding Blockchain Projects
Factors behind Blockchain Platform Selection
Information and Data Integrity
Energy and Utility Grids
Resilient Election Systems.
“With speakers from the highest levels of government and commerce, this year’s event provides unfettered insights from the people shaping the future of digital commerce and blockchain,” said GBA Executive Director, Gerard Dache. “We’ve developed an agenda that offers attendees a rare opportunity to hear from and engage with the most influential advocates operating at the highest levels of both the public and private sectors.”
Government representatives from Canada, El Salvador, Jordan, Liechtenstein, Philippines, Switzerland, the Republic of Slovenia, Florida, Maryland, New York City, Utah County, Washington, DC, and many others, will share their experiences.
Civil servants participating in the event from organizations including:
National Science Foundation (NSF)
National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
US Air Force
US Election Assistance Commission
US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO)
US Department of Commerce
Other keynote speakers include:
Mr. Dino Cataldo Dell’Accio, a CIO at the United Nations. He led a team that helped develop the first blockchain solution for the UN. He also leads the UN Digital Transformation Working Group, comprised of the CIOs of all the United Nations Programs including the World Food Program and the World Health Organization.
Brian Cavanaugh, a former member of the White House National Security Council for both Presidents Trump and Biden. He also served as the U.S. Dept of Homeland Security, as Executive Director for Strategic Planning, and Integration.
Mr. Brock Pierce, former presidential candidate, investor, philanthropist. He was named by Forbes magazine as a member of the “top 20 wealthiest people in crypto”.
Mr. Rak-Joon, Choi, VP Commercialization, Sustainable Ecosystems, American Tire Distributors
Victoria Adams, Public Sector Blockchain Leader, Simba Chain
Bert Gillem, Cyber Security, NASA
Torben Anderson, CEO, Rewired One
Michael, Leahy, Chief Information Officer, Maryland State Government
Jeannice Fairrer Samani, CEO, Fairrer Samani Group
Barry Johnson, Director, Translational Programs National Science Foundation
Vilma Mattila, Co-Founder, 5ire Chain
Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes, President, US Office, World Business Angel Investment Forum
Amelia Gardner, County Commissioners, Utah County
Heather Flannery, Founder & CEO, Equideum Health (formerly ConsenSys Health)
Pradeep, Goel CEO, Solve.Care
Frank Ricotta, CEO, BurstIQ
Joshua, Daniels, Clerk/Auditor, Utah County
Nabeel Malik, CEO, Cryptolitics
Donald Palmer, Commissioner, US Election Assistance Commission
Nimit Sawhney, CEO, Voatz
John Hansen, Business Development Executive, Powerledger
Soheil Saraji, Associate Professor, University of Wyoming
Otto Frommelt, Director, National Road Office Principality of Liechtenstein
Silvio Pupo-Casco, Smart Florida Vice Chairman
Kevin McGrail, Cloud Fellow, Dito Web
Eugene Morozov, Founder, Everscale Academy
Paul Dowding, Co-Founder, L4S Corporation
David Iseminger, CEO, Upheaval
Armand Gaetan, NGUETI CEO, UBTS International Corp.
Michael Proper, Councilman, Digital World
Deborah Simpier, Co-Founder, Althea
Mike Kanovitz, CEO, Jurat Blockchains
Kevin Lowell, Cryptocurrency Coordinator, US Department of Justice
Alexander Szul, Co-Founder, Rome Blockchain Labs
George Farmer, CEO, Parler
About the Conference
The conference will be held at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on September 29-30. The conference includes a gala reception at the home of a Washington, DC blockchain billionaire. For more information about the event go to https://gbaglobal.org/blockchain-infrastructure.
About the Government Blockchain Association (GBA)
The GBA is a membership organization to facilitate the connection, communication, and collaboration of the public and private sector to solve problems for citizens. GBA has members that work in Over 500 Government Offices around the world at the local, state, national, and international levels. The GBA also has over 50 Working Groups. For more information go to www.GBAglobal.org or contact Kathy.Dache@GBAglobal.org.